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TONASKET — City council members had lots of questions about specific budget items during the final public hearing on the City of Tonasket 2020 budget Tuesday, Nov. 12. City clerk and treasurer Alice Attwood said she was still researching several items and “a couple funds aren’t balanced yet,…

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TONASKET — Brent Timm, operations manager of TranGO (Transit for Greater Okanogan) presented city council with a proposal for placement of shelters and bus stop signs within city limits at the Nov. 12 city council meeting.

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OKANOGAN - What started out as a simple home improvement project for an Okanogan couple quickly turned into a quest for information into their 1921 Okanogan home.

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OMAK - The man who died Oct. 15 in a homicide on West Third Avenue has been identified by the Omak Police Department as Keith Riehart, 31, Omak.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Voters around the region will have plenty of choices on the Nov. 5 ballot. Earlier this month, The Chronicle sent questions to all of the candidates who are in local contested races in Okanogan, Douglas and Ferry counties seeking answers to three questions, along with their ag…

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TONASKET — City Attorney Mick Howe reported legal fees paid by the city defending council members Christa “Teagan” Levine and Jill Ritter in a recall petition brought forward by residents Brenda Jones and Charlotte Betchan could not be recovered.

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TONASKET — The city council approved to spend up to $4,500 for Jeff Moran of the city’s engineering firm Varella & Associates to apply to the state Department of Ecology (DOE) for a storm water grant/loan. Council member Marylou Kriner opposed.

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MESA, ARIZ. - Loren Culp received the Police Chief of the Decade award from the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association Saturday, Oct. 12.

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OLYMPIA — All of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle’s news staff brought home awards during the 132nd annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest Friday at the Hotel RL in Olympia.

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OMAK—Modern Electric Tattoo received a facelift to the exterior of its shop on Sunday, August 4 and Monday, August 5, from owner Peach Daniel and fellow tattoo artist Core Jensen.

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OKANOGAN — Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Henry A. Rawson dropped a restraining order denying a move by the Carlton House of Cannabis from their location at 2256 Highway 153, Suite B in Carlton, to a storefront location at 1017 E. Methow Valley Highway.The state Liquor and Cannabis Boa…

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OKANOGAN — Voters in Okanogan County will have choices on the Aug. 6 primary ballot for Republic, Tonasket city government, and Omak School District voters will have a choice for a board position.

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TONASKET — Cash, drugs and more than two-dozen firearms are missing or unaccounted from the former Tonasket Police Department buildings.

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TWISP — Omak resident Jerry Kincaid went foraging for Morel mushrooms on Wednesday, June 5, when he discovered a 20-pound Puffball mushroom.

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OKANOGAN – An autopsy performed on a body found in the trunk of a burning vehicle east of Tonasket June 3 was not able to determine the identity of the victim due to the condition of the body.

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CURLEW — Two separate investigations are ongoing following the death of a man who was served search warrants by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife June 7.

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TONASKET - The city council heard an update on the Okanogan County Juvenile Detention Center from administrator Dennis Rabidou during a regular meeting Tuesday, June 11.

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TONASKET – The Kuhler was chosen as Tonasket Chamber of Commerce's business of the month for July.

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BREWSTER — Go for a run, shoot some hoops, or spit cherry pits at second-ever Cherries Jubilee Saturday, June 15.

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PATEROS — Dwindling volunteers and a downtown construction project will not put a damper on this year’s Apple Pie Jamboree, July 19-21.

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OKANOGAN – The Pioneer Project may or may not happen this year at the Okanogan County Fair.

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REPUBLIC — Police Chief Loren Culp said he does not intend to follow Gov. Jay Inslee’s new law, making Washington a sanctuary state and prohibiting local law enforcement officials from helping federal agents enforce immigration laws.

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CURLEW — A Ferry County resident is dead after a search warrant for wildlife tracking and alleged illegal hunting was served at his residence on Kompan Road, southwest of Curlew June 7.

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OKANOGAN — A preliminary hearing before Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Chris Culp found Lance R. Bowers, 37, held on $75,000 bail for a charge of first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm Thursday, June 6.

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OKANOGAN – Superior Court Judge Henry Rawson ruled to dismiss the recall of Tonasket City Council members Jill Ritter and Christa “Teagan” Levine Wednesday, May 22.

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OKANOGAN - The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for most of eastern Washington, calling for heavy, widespread rain.

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OLYMPIA -  The legal age to purchase tobacco and vape products is about to rise from 18 to 21 under a bill headed to the governor’s desk after a 33-21 vote by the Washington State Senate on Wednesday.

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OROVILLE – Oroville Police Chief Todd Hill and Officer Eric Orr responded to a call Tuesday, March 26, in the early afternoon of a 13-year-old Oroville student claiming to be kidnapped and chased by someone with a knife.

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OKANOGAN — Fourteen-year-old Bennett Jacob Shaw of Oroville remains in custody at the Okanogan County Juvenile Detention Center.

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OROVILLE – Law enforcement officers, school staff, members of the medical field, social and health services, high school students and other community members came together for a conference on the opioid crisis March 15.

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OMAK — The Washington State Nashville Country Star competition is heating up, with only 14 contestants remaining.

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OROVILLE — Lower-than-average snow levels in area watersheds and rising temperatures have prompted state Department of Ecology to plan on bringing Lake Osoyoos to its summer operational level by early May rather than the usual time line of June 1.

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OROVILLE — Julissa Alvarez will be crowned as 2019 May Festival queen by 2018 Queen Jenny Cisneros at a coronation ceremony Friday, May 10.